Soltek Awarded Mission Control Complex
On Thursday September 16, 2010 Soltek Pacific Construction Company was awarded a $14.2 million task order contract with an additional $5.8 million in options to be exercised at a later date from the Department of the Army, Los Angeles District, Corps of Engineers for the Design and Construction of the FY 10 Mission Control Complex at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada.
Soltek’s San Diego Corporate Office will manage the Mission Control Complex project which lies 45 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada within Creech Air Force Base. The 30th Reconnaissance Squadron will operate the facility in support of ongoing predator drone unmanned aerial vehicle operations. Functional areas will include the Mission Control Center, an Aircraft Maintenance Unit Hangar and Supply and Support areas. Soltek will construct the new 41, 115sf two story steel-framed, non-bearing concrete masonry unit Mission Control Center incorporating innovative features exclusive to Soltek’s design team. The Control Center shall house an unclassified Command area, a classified Squadron Operation area and a classified Mission Control Station. Soltek’s design incorporates an extensive amount of security, electrical and communication elements required to support the highly secure nature of the 30th Reconnaissance Squadron’s mission. Site improvements and associated utility extensions and installations will also be performed. The Hangar and Supply and Support areas will be constructed upon the Governments award of these unexercised options. The project will meet US Green Building Council LEED NC v3.0 Silver certification and is scheduled for completion in May 2012.